ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Junior College sophomore Beth Owen will continue her playing career at Delta State University after signing a scholarship with the Lady Statesmen.
Owen, a Stone High School product, posted a 19-1 record at No. 3 singles for the Lady Bobcats this season and teamed with Kaylee McLain to go 17-4 at No. 2 doubles. As a freshman, she went 8-6 at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles.
Owen helped JCJC win the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges/Region 23 tournament title, where she won the No. 3 singles title and joined with McLain to reach the final match at No. 2 doubles.
Owen and the Lady Bobcats have advanced to the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association's national tournament, set for May 6-11 in Waco, Texas.